Proceedings pro112 : Proceedings of the International RILEM Conference - Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016 - Segment on Moisture in Materials and Structures

Title: Proceedings of the International RILEM Conference - Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016. Segment on Moisture in Materials and Structures.
Edited by Kurt Kielsgaard Hansen, Carsten Rode and Lars-Olof Nilsson
ISBN: 978-2-35158-178-0
Pages: 384
Publication date: 2016

The conference “Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering – MSSCE 2016” is part of the RILEM week 2016, which consists of a series of parallel and consecutive conference and doctoral course segments on different topics as well as technical and administrative meetings in several scientific organizations. The event is hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark and the Danish Technological Institute and it is held at the Lyngby campus of the Technical University of Denmark 15-29 August 2016.
This volume contains the proceedings of the MSSCE 2016 conference segment on “Moisture in Materials and Structures”. The conference segment is organized by the Moisture Research Centre, Lund, Sweden and the RILEM technical committee TC 248-MMB: Methods of measuring moisture in building materials and structures. TC 248-MMB started activities in 2012 and has about 30 members from all over the world. The main objective of the committee is to improve and disseminate knowledge related to moisture measurement in construction materials in various scientific and industrial applications, to quantify uncertainties in various methods, to facilitate meetings between researchers working in the field of moisture measurements in different materials and applications, and to give best practices and recommendations for researchers and/or practitioners.
Some of the papers in these proceedings origin from the work in two COST actions: TU 1404 Service Life of Cement-based Materials and Structures and TU 1301 NORM for Building Materials. The papers from COST TU 1404 are spread across several MSSCE 2016 conference segments and it is planned that a separate set of electronic proceedings for this COST action will be published after the conference.
The present conference segment deals with theory, modeling, and results from experimental investigations with relation to moisture in building materials and structures. The topics covered include water absorption, water vapour permeability, gas permeability in moist materials, drying, moisture distribution, moisture penetration through ceilings, salt transport, degradation, moisture damages, moisture transport models, moisture monitoring, electrical investigation for moisture assessment, moisture flux through cracks, non-destructive measurements, hydrophobic impregnation, hygrothermal behavior and damp-proofing. Most of these topics have relation to the aforementioned RILEM technical committee 248-MMB. The conference segment is attended by more than 35 presenters from university, industry and practice. Hopefully, it will contribute to synthesis of research on and promotion of knowledge transfer from academia to practice. All contributions have been peer reviewed.


Author(s): Kurt Kielsgaard Hansen, Carsten Rode and Lars-Olof Nilsson
Pages: 12-12

Water absorption into white cement mortars by capillarity
Author(s): Chunsheng Zhou, Fangzhou Ren, Wei Wang
Pages: 14 - 23

Calibration samples for the measurement of moisture content in concrete
Author(s): Miguel-Ángel Climent, Carlos Antón, Guillem de Vera
Pages: 24 - 33

Prediction of permeability from water vapor sorption isotherm of cement-based materials
Author(s): Dongdong Zhang, Kefei Li
Pages: 34 - 43

Gas permeability and electrical resistivity of structural concretes: impact of pore saturation
Author(s): Qiang Gui, Minfeng Qin, Kefei Li
Pages: 44 - 53

Drying of cement-based porous materials: a fractional kinetic appraoch
Author(s): Qiang Zeng, Dachuan Zheng, Baikun Chen
Pages: 54 - 63

Analysis of wood and biomaterials by dynamic vapor sorption technique
Author(s): Majid Naderi, Manaswini Acharya, Damiano Cattaneo, Dan Burnett
Pages: 64 - 71

Full scale laboratory test building for examining moisture penetration through different ceilings
Author(s): Thor Hansen, Eva B. Moeller
Pages: 72 - 81

Numerical analysis of salt crystallization in non-isothermal moist porous materials
Author(s): Dariusz Gawin, Marcin Koniorczyk, Piotr Konca, Witold Grymin
Pages: 82-89

The hygrothermal performance of a neolithic passage grave
Author(s): Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Poul Klenz Larsen, Tim Padfield
Pages: 90 - 99

Effect of moisture on tuff stone degradation
Author(s): Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Poul Klenz Larsen, Tim Padfield
Pages: 100 - 109

Quantification of time-dependent moisture distributions in cement-based materials
Author(s): Peng Zhang, Qing Liu, Dan Li, Yanru Wang, Tiejun Zhao
Pages: 110 - 119

Deterioration of concrete structures due to salt crystallization; influence of salt types and relative humidity
Author(s): Jan Sćlensminde, S.M Samindi M.K Samarakoon
Pages: 120 - 127

Monitoring and simulating humidity profiles in concrete elements during drying
Author(s): Miguel Azenha, José Granja
Pages: 128 - 137

Electrical behavior of hardened cement paste at radio frequency under various moisture saturation degrees
Author(s): Gopinandan Dey, Abhijit Ganguli, Bishwajit Bhattacharjee, Tapan Kumar Gandhi
Pages: 138 - 147

Internal relative humidity gradient of concrete under the one-dimensional drying condition
Author(s): Shuhui Dong, Shouheng Jiang, Wencui Yang, Yong Ge, Junqing Zhao
Pages: 148 - 153

In situ concrete moisture measurement using gas permeability
Author(s): Franck Agostini, Frédéric Skoczylas, Ludovic Potier, Benoit Masson
Pages: 154 - 163

Magnesium-oxide boards cause moisture damage inside facades in new danish buildings
Author(s): Kurt Kielsgaard Hansen, Tommy Bunch-Nielsen, Bent Grelk, Carsten Rode
Pages: 164 - 175

The differences in water absorption rates of external thermal insulation composite system
Author(s): Edita Smetonaitė, Rosita Norvaišiėnė
Pages: 176 - 183

Sensivity analysis of moisture transport models in the framework of a reliability approach
Author(s): Sylvain Pradelle, Mickaël Thiéry, Véronique Baroghel-Bouny
Pages: 184 - 195

Comparison of artificial neural networks and response surface methodology in stone mastic asphalt using waste granite filler
Author(s): Sedat Çetin, Murat Caner, Cahit Gürer
Pages: 196 - 205

Conservation of the danube spring zodiac reliefs based on continuous structural health monitoring
Author(s): Frank Lehmann, Markus Krüger, Friedrich Grüner
Pages: 206 - 215

Electrical investigations for moisture assessment on civil engineering structures
Author(s): Jean-François Lataste
Pages: 216 - 225

Numerical simulation of humidity fields in concrete considering the model code formulation
Author(s): Mateus Oliveira, Miguel Azenha, Paulo B. Lourenço
Pages: 226 - 235

A case of peeling
Author(s): Anders Nielsen
Pages: 236 - 242

Investigation methodology for moisture damages
Author(s): Lars-Olof Nilsson
Pages: 244 - 253

Phenomenologic analysis on the moisture flux through cracks in masonry constructions
Author(s): Klaas Calle, Nathan Van Den Bossche
Pages: 254 - 265

Non-destructive measurements of 1H, 23Na and 35Cl profiles in building materials with NMR
Author(s): L. Pel, P.A.J. Donkers
Pages: 266 - 273

Investigating the role of moisture on concrete carbonation using single-sided 1H-NMR
Author(s): Charlotte Thiel, Robin E. Beddoe, Dirk Lowke, Christoph Gehlen
Pages: 274 - 281

Experiences with hydrophobic impregnations in repair-measures
Author(s): Angelika Schießl-Pecka, Christoph Gehlen
Pages: 282 - 291

Hygrothermal behaviour of hollow and filled ceramic masonry blocks
Author(s): Balázs Nagy, Elek Tóth
Pages: 292 - 301

Potential of moisture dry-out from concrete wall in estonian climate
Author(s): Peep Pihelo, Magnus Lelumees, Targo Kalamees
Pages: 302 - 311

Laboratory models for the assessment of the effectiveness of chemical damp-proofing in masonry: existing methods and some proposals for new fixtures
Author(s): Elisa Franzoni, Eric Rirsch, Yuri Paselli
Pages: 312 - 321

Non-destructive wood moisture content measurements using computed tomography scanning
Author(s): Owe Lindgren
Pages: 322 -331

On the improvement of hygroscopic capacity of clay based materials
Author(s): Lorena F. Dutra, Anne-Cécile Grillet, Nathan Mendes, Monika Woloszyn
Pages: 332 - 341

Study of hygrothermal behavior of very hygroscopic insulation
Author(s): Zakaria Slimani, Abdelkrim Trabelsi, Joseph Virgone
Pages: 342 - 353

Development of interior relative humidity due to self-desiccation in blended cementitious system
Author(s): Yong Zhang, Guang Ye
Pages: 354 - 363

Moisture transport properties of brick – comparison of exposed, impregnated and rendered brick
Author(s): Tessa Kvist Hansen, Sřren Peter Bjarlřv, Ruut Peuhkuri
Pages: 364 - 373

Non-destructive moisture measurement in building materials using single-sided nuclear magnetic resonance
Author(s): Oliver Weichold, Sarah Hutt, Stephanie Keine, Robert Schulte Holthausen
Pages: 374 - 381